We had a good race in Providence. It was a lot smaller than the last, well, all of my half-marathons. Probably 2500 people running it. A lot of times, only one lane of the road we were running on was closed for us. Our intention for this race was to take it easy and enjoy it running with my friend Goldlust, who was running his first race. My calf has been barking at me for a few weeks now, and BB’s leg has been bugging her too. So we were planning on a straightforward run of 13.1 miles, and then omelets and massages.
And that’s exactly what we did. The course had a lot of long rolling hills, including some challenging ups for me; hills that, while not steep, felt like they lasted a LONG time. I’m glad I did some hill training. We finished in 2:25:36, and I am very pleased with that. It was a gorgeous day to be running. And they handed out a really snazzy medal.